Deflation

  1. Chart of the Week: Is Deflation Dead?

    U.S. deflation is no longer an imminent risk. This week’s chart helps illustrate ...
  2. Consider Leverage in a Negative Yield World

    Find out how leveraging negative yield bonds may help you beat the current deflationary ...
  3. The Negatives of Negative Interest Rates

    Negative interest rates are taking over the world. Are they a cure or a disease, ...
  4. How Negative Interest Rates Work

    Policymakers in Europe go for the unconventional: negative interest. What could happen?
  5. Drilling Down for Bargains After Oil’s Decline

    Stocks have suffered with year-to-date returns for U.S. equities once again negative: ...
  6. Why U.S. Investors are Concerned About China

    Since the U.S. and China's economic relationship is so extensive, the recent Chinese ...
  1. What to Cut From Your Portfolio Right Now

    Owning stocks may shortly become too scary for your portfolio. Here's why, and here ...
  2. Should You Be Bearish or Bullish on Gold?

    Will gold move higher or lower over the next year?
  3. The Most Popular ETFs with Financial Advisors

    Financial advisors might continue to perform well by holding these popular ETFs, ...
  4. Will Consumer Spending Save 2015?

    Consumer spending is considered an important number (and it is), but a savvy investor ...
  5. The Delhaize/Ahold Merger: A Buy for Investors?

    The mid-2016 merger of Delhaize Group and Ahold NV will create a supermarket giant, ...
  6. Stocks and ETFs for a Teetering Stock Market ...

    Here's what investors should do when the stock market is teetering.
  1. Why isn't the cost-of-living adjustment mandatory?

    Learn why increases in the cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for Social Security benefits don't occur each year automatically.
  2. What are the main risks to the economy of a country that has implemented a policy ...

    Learn about the main risks to a country that has implemented a policy of austerity. Austerity implies cutting government ...
  3. Is the nominal value of GDP a sufficient metric for measuring the economy's health?

    Find out whether the nominal value of gross domestic product is sufficient for measuring the health of an economy and how ...
  4. What does it signify if there is a large discrepancy between a nation's real and ...

    Discover the differences between real GDP and nominal GDP and what it means when there is a large discrepancy between the ...
Hot Definitions
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    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
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    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
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